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Bill to Recapitalize the School Revolving Renovation Fund

Bill to Recapitalize the School Revolving Renovation Fund

Posted: February 15, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, which would give Maine schools the funds to make necessary repairs, upgrades and...

Sen. Chipman welcomes local “Doctor of the Day” to the Maine Senate

Sen. Chipman welcomes local “Doctor of the Day” to the Maine Senate

Posted: February 15, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, welcomed Dr. A. Jan Berlin, also of Portland, to the Maine Senate as the Doctor of the Day for Feb. 14,...

Bill introduced to provide stable funding for vital wastewater infrastructure upgrades

Bill introduced to provide stable funding for vital wastewater infrastructure upgrades

Posted: February 15, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Rep. Jen Dechant, D-Bath, and now being steered by Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, to ensure a stable funding...

Maine Senate Majority Office internships available

Maine Senate Majority Office internships available

Posted: February 14, 2019

The Senate Majority Office will hire two interns for summer 2019. During the course of the summer, interns will help with all aspects of the...

Sen. Sanborn Bill to Clarify Local Referendum Ballots Receives Committee Approval

Sen. Sanborn Bill to Clarify Local Referendum Ballots Receives Committee Approval

Posted: February 12, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, to reduce the confusion between state and local referendum questions on election...

Millett Bill to Improve School Attendance Receives Committee Approval

Millett Bill to Improve School Attendance Receives Committee Approval

Posted: February 12, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, would change the required school attendance age for children from 7 years of...

Bill to improve attendance for Maine’s youngest schoolkids advances

Bill to improve attendance for Maine’s youngest schoolkids advances

Posted: February 12, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, which would give Maine schools the tools they need to ensure all students, regardless of...

Lewiston legislators to hold public office hours

Lewiston legislators to hold public office hours

Posted: February 12, 2019

AUGUSTA — Lewiston’s delegates to the Maine Legislature will hold public office hours from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the...

Sen. Bellows to hold public office hours

Sen. Bellows to hold public office hours

Posted: February 12, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, will hold public office hours from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, February 23, at Dave’s Diner in...

Millett introduces bill to keep e-cigarettes off school grounds

Millett introduces bill to keep e-cigarettes off school grounds

Posted: February 12, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, presented a bill that would ban e-cigarettes from school grounds in Maine. LD 152, “An Act To...